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Associate Engineer

at GDS Associates, Inc. in Augusta, Maine, United States

Job Description

GDS Associates, Inc. has an opportunity for an Associate Engineer in the Energy Efficiency, Renewables, and Distributed Generation (EERD) department based out of the Augusta, ME office. This person will be responsible for supporting the Efficiency Maine Commercial & Industrial (C&I) Prescriptive Initiatives. The main responsibilities are listed below.
Complete project reviews and pre-approvals for project eligibility.
Complete pre- and post-installation inspections (visual inspections to confirm the proposed materials were installed as specified).
Provide technical advice and information to Maine businesses on the selection and purchase of energy-saving equipment for which Efficiency Maine offers incentives.
Explain program details and criteria, the application process, including the documentation and forms that are part of the process, and provide advice on other technical resources that are potentially available to support the participantis efforts. Also assist the participants in the application process.
Assist Maine businesses with locating participating suppliers and contractors (Qualified Partners) in Maine that can specify and install energy efficient equipment.
Assist Maine small businesses with application processes for available Efficiency Maine commercial loans.
In-person and online training on energy efficiency measures offered through the Efficiency Maine C&I Initiatives to Qualified Partners, and ongoing technical support to address any questions or concerns they may have.
Provide support to miscellaneous outreach and research tasks as needed.
Assist project managers and consulting staff with data collection and analysis.
Assist project managers and consulting staff with the development of technical project reports and PowerPoint presentations for client or customers.
Interact with Qualified Partners and customers to discuss project issues and to collect project data and other pertinent information.
Utilize programs such as Excel to summarize and analyze data.
The EERD department provides expertise in addressing the complex economic, engineering, scientific, and governmental issues associated with energy efficiency, demand response and renewable energy resources that impact utilities, government agencies, developers, and their customers. Renewable Resource Portfolio Standards assessment and development, integrated (renewable, fossil-fueled and energy efficiency technology) Resource Planning support, feasibility and market potential studies, expert testimony, rate impact analysis, and renewable energy resource risk assessments are just a few of the valued services offered by our expert staff of policy strategists, engineers, and analysts. The Maine office focuses on supporting Efficiency Maineis commercial incentive programs.
Keyword: Associate Engineer
Required Experience:

Bacheloris degree in engineering, management, accounting or economics (or equivalent combination of education and experience)
Relevant work or college course experience preferred
Proficient in Microsoft Office
Excellent interpersonal skills
Effective verbal and written communication, math and problem-solving skills
Ability to work in virtual teams with coworkers in different geographic locations
Demonstrates organizational skills and the ability to multi-task
Ability to handle multiple projects and tasks concurrently with a high degree of accuracy
Must have own transportation
GDS does not sponsor employees for work authorization in the U.S.
From: GDS Associates Inc

GDS is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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Job Posting: 775455

Posted On: Jun 27, 2022

Updated On: Jun 27, 2022